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Group contact and meeting details:
Leader/contact:Roy Deavin
Details:Telephone... 96 648 2719 ... Email...
Location: to be agreed
Meets:Variable days/times ... various ... Monthly

IMPORTANT! If any of the above information needs to be changed, please email details to

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The U3A Computing/IT/Technology group has been running since the start of the Val del Pop U3A – 11 years this autumn.

Since then we have moved forward from Windows 95 and XP to a plethora of devices, tablets, phones, media devices all with different control systems (Apple, Windows, Android etc).

Things are not standing still; we now have alarm systems, TVs, security cameras and even refrigerators adding to the list of items requiring an internet link. We have regularly demonstrated features and systems in a light-hearted social group. However, with all the different permutations and varied user abilities it has become difficult to interest everyone on a regular basis.  

We intend to provide a group more like a surgery, in a bar or café, giving help and advice (but not repairing broken equipment) and suggesting where to find further help and services.

We hope this will allow a social group to continue on a self-help basis. Any and all input from members will be greatly appreciated.

If you are interested and would like to be advised as to when and where the “Surgeries” are taking place please e-mail – we send out an email to let members know what is going on before meetings.

We will start on a once-per-month basis and review this when we are clear how things are working.

Roy Deavin (September 2017)